NE13 8BZ, UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 (0) 871 8821121
Fax: +44 (0) 191 2716080
Owner: Newcastle International Airport Ltd
IATA code: NCL
ICAO code: EGNT
Newcastle international airport is located on the outskirts of Newcastle upon Tyne in northeast England. It is the 11th busiest airport in the UK handling 5 million passengers in the year 2019 (because of the corona pandemic the small about of Newcastle arrivals and departures carried only just above a million passengers in 2020). This airport owned by the Newcastle airport local authority holding company LTD.
This airport is home to Newcastle Airport fire academy and the south side of this airport is home to the great North Air Ambulance.
Newcastle international airport was opened in 1935. Later in the 1960s, a new runway was built. In the 1970s the total passengers were one million in that year. In 2004 an extended terminal was built. In 2006 there was a record of NCL arrivals with 5.4 million passengers that used this airport.
This airport get significant growth up to 2007 when passengers numbers peaked at 5.5 million in the year. But passengers number declined for 4 year till 2010 but later that passengers number again reached at 5.3 million in 2018. In 2019 total passengers are 5.1 million but in 2020 during the covid-19 period, these numbers again declined with 80% less Newcastle Airport arrivals.
A lot of options are available for shopping such as Boots, WH Smith, Cuba lily, Traveler, etc. You get tons of options for food with places like Burger King, Bar11, the Beer House, Cabin, etc.
The airport also provides baby care facilities to find baby food and special playing areas for babies. Duty-free facilities for children like toys keep children entertained.
There is a fast security checking system provided by the airport.
Runways and terminals
The airport has a single asphalt runway of 7640 ft. There is only one terminal for all Newcastle International Airport arrivals. In this terminal, you get all services like dining and shopping. All shops are opened for 24 hours and 7 days a week.
The airport now provide a covid-19 test facility. Newcastle airport partnership with local companies to provide cost-effective covid-19 checkups. The airport provides a facility for rapid antigen and covid-19 PCR tests. The facility of covid-19 testing is available within the airport.
Below the Newcastle terminal map for departures to check in. All the international NCL airport arrivals are coming through the left side of the building. Domestic flight arrivals Newcastle airport will arrive on the other side of the building.
Most popular Newcastle Arrivals come from London Heathrow followed by Alicante, Amsterdam, Palma de Mallorca, Belfast, Malaga, Dubai, Tenerife South, Dublin and Bristol. Many of these Newcastle Airport Arrivals are with the airlines Jet2.com, Ryanair, British Airways and the holiday flights of TUI Airways.
There are many parking lots to park you car at arrival.The blue long stay areas are the cheapest. The short stay are more expensive. There is also an Meet & Greet area.
Places to visit in Newcastle city
If your arrival in Newcastle, here are some beautiful places that you should definitely check out:
- The Tyne bridges, this bridge is a two-level structure and has a 165ft height. This bridge is opened in 1928 by king George V.
- Historic Quayside is a very beautiful place to visit. Here you can see many old shops, hotels, and restaurants.
- Newcastle Castle is the main tourist attraction of the city. This castle started in 1080 and complete in 1172.
- Laing art gallery, if you love art then this place should definitely in your list.